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A mesmerizing photo shows powerful magnetic fields swirling around a black hole

A view of the M87 supermassive black hole in polarized light. EHT Collaboration Scientists recently captured a black hole's powerful magnetic fields on camera. The image shows that these magnetic fields are strong enough to keep some matter from falling in. Matter that doesn't get sucked in gets launched back into space in the form of jets. See more stories on Insider's business page. When scientists published the first photo of a black hole in 2019, the image looked more like ...
Tags: Space, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Black Hole, Galaxy, Messier, Aria Bendix, Eht, Andrew Chael, Chael, Messier 87, Earth Most, Princeton Center for Theoretical Science


CNN anchor Chris Cuomo got special priority COVID-19 tests at his home in the Hamptons at the height of the pandemic, report says

Chris Cuomo on Cuomo Prime Time Monday night CNN Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave his family special access to COVID-19 tests, The Washington Post reported. Sources told The Post that CNN's Chris Cuomo was one of the people who benefitted. The state-administered tests reportedly took place in spring of 2020, when testing was scarce. See more stories on Insider's business page. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave his family and other high-profile people special access to coronavirus tests in the ...
Tags: Post, Politics, New York, Media, Washington Post, Trends, Cnn, Andrew Cuomo, Hamptons, Cuomo, Chris Cuomo, New Rochelle, New York State Department of Health, Howard Zucker, Rich Azzopardi, Coronavirus


Gov. Cuomo is snowed under an avalanche of scandals as new reports claim he offered his family special access to COVID-19 tests at the height of the pandemic

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during the daily media briefing at the Office of the Governor of the State of New York on July 23, 2020 in New York City. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has found himself embroiled in four major scandals in the early months of 2021. The latest: It was reported Wednesday Cuomo arranged priority COVID-19 tests for his family. The scandals have tarnished Cuomo's image as a political star in the pandemic's early days. See more stor...
Tags: Politics, New York, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, Andrew Cuomo, Scandals, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cuomo, Chris Cuomo, Times Union, Donald Trump Cuomo, Mario Cuomo Bridge, The Washington Post Cuomo, New York City Jeenah Moon Getty Images New York, Erin Snodgrass Kelsey Vlamis


Jordan Nixon's overtime buzzer-beater vs. Iowa State moves No. 2 Texas A&M into Sweet 16

Jordan Nixon beat the buzzer in overtime to give No. 2 Texas A&M the win over No. 7 Iowa State in the second round of the women's NCAA Tournament.       [Author: Des Moines Register]
Tags: Texas, News, Ncaa Tournament, Des Moines Register, Iowa State, Jordan Nixon


New Zealand Passes Bereavement Leave For Pregnancy Loss And Stillbirth

The landmark bill would entitle mothers and their partners to 3 days of paid leave after a miscarriage or stillbirth.
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North Korea fires two ground-based ballistic missiles, South Korea says

North Korea launched two ballistic missiles Thursday -- the second such launch in less than a week.
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The US is sanctioning Chinese officials over alleged abuse of Uyghurs in Xinjiang. Here's what you need to know

The United States and its allies are stepping up pressure on China in a unified show of force against Beijing's alleged repression of Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim ethnic minority, in the country's western region of Xinjiang.
Tags: China, US, Cnn, Beijing, United States, Muslim, Xinjiang, Uyghurs


Covid-19: EU leaders to discuss boosting vaccine supplies

Leaders will also review plans to curb exports of Covid vaccines, which could affect supply to the UK.
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Coronavirus: EU leaders to discuss boosting vaccine supplies

Leaders will also review plans to curb exports of Covid vaccines, which could affect supply to the UK.
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See Lindsey Graham downplay Trump's dangerous rhetoric

CNN's Don Lemon reacts after Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) downplays the role of former President Donald Trump's rhetoric in the rise of crimes against Asian-Americans.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Don Lemon, Donald Trump, Lindsey Graham, Trump, Sen Lindsey Graham R SC


Graham downplays Trump's role in rise in hate crimes against Asians

CNN's Don Lemon reacts after Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) downplays the role of former President Donald Trump's rhetoric in the rise of crimes against Asian-Americans.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Graham, Don Lemon, Donald Trump, Trump, Sen Lindsey Graham R SC


Taylor Swift and Evermore Park Drop Lawsuits Against One Another, With No Money Exchanged

And they shall sue one another… nevermore. Taylor Swift and Evermore Park, a theme park in Utah, have dropped the lawsuits they filed against one another, according to Swift’s camp. Neither side claimed any cash in the agreement to lay down their weapons.. “As a resolution of both lawsuits, the parties will drop and dismiss […]
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Apple ad touts iPhone 12’s Ceramic Shield screen, but how about scratches?

Apple's latest iPhone 12 ad highlights the handset's durable display and features one of those endless body wiggles that you sometimes do to save your phone.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, Iphone 12, Ceramic Shield


Chris Cuomo off this week as CNN avoids report New York gov brother gave anchor COVID testing priority

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo is conveniently off the air this week, just as the "Cuomo Prime Time" host finds himself swept up in another...
Tags: New York, Cnn, Chris Cuomo, Cuomo Prime Time


News outlets ask for access to Sicknick assault videos shown in court

A coalition of 14 major national media outlets, including CNN, is asking a federal court to make public police body camera and other close-up footage of rioters attacking Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick and other police with bear spray outside the US Capitol on January 6.
Tags: Cnn, US Capitol, Brian Sicknick, Sicknick


Government will be 'forced to rely' on BBC licence fee model, MPs suggest

A group of MPs says the infrastructure is not in place for a viable alternative to the licence fee.
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Fact check: Claim comparing cost of border wall to HealthCare.gov misattributed to actor Tim Allen

A viral meme inaccurately attributes a false claim about the cost of the border wall to actor Tim Allen. This attribution and claim are false.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Chrissy Teigen abruptly quits Twitter. 6 signs you need to unplug and ditch social media

Chrissy Teigen deactivated her Twitter account. When is it time to step away from social media? We asked experts to weigh in on signs to look for.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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After being bottlenecked in the Suez Canal for days, the owner of the cargo ship Ever Given is potentially facing millions of dollars in insurance claims

In this image released by the Suez Canal Authority, a freighter named Ever Green is seen with its bow stuck in the canal wall, on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, after running through and blocking the Suez Canal, in Egypt, cutting a crucial step for global freight traffic. Suez Canal Authority via AP The owners and insurers of Ever Given, lodged in the Suez Canal for days, could be facing a hefty insurance bill once unstuck. The main costs could revolve around machinery damage and claims from o...
Tags: Transportation, News, International, Trends, Markets, Ap, Egypt, Netherlands, Partners, Mcgill, Ship, David Smith, Reuters, Marsh, Suez Canal, Marcus Baker


Gun control legislation or executive orders? Here's what President Biden is considering

President Joe Biden is being asked whether he'll introduce gun control legislation or issue executive orders. Here's what he is considering.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Postmaster General Louis DeJoy should be fired

If he were working for a private business instead of a government agency, DeJoy wou;d have been pushed out a long time ago, writes Jill Filipovic. He doesn't deserve his Trump era job--a partisan gift--that, with his new 10-year, cost-saving plan, he is using to damage the very institution he runs, now and for years to come.
Tags: Cnn, Trump, Jill Filipovic, Louis DeJoy


Woman plans to donate almost $1 million to fight racism

A 75-year-old Asian woman who was attacked in the street is taking the nearly $1 million donated for her medical bills and using it to combat racism, her family says.
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Nas’ ‘Illmatic’ To Be Added To Library Of Congress

Just days after winning his very first Grammy.
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Chrissy Teigen Says She’s Leaving Twitter: ‘Never Forget That Your Words Matter’

"This no longer serves me as positively as it serves me negatively, and I think that’s the right time..."
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Britney Spears conservatorship updates

Britney Spears' attorney is requesting the judge overseeing her court ordered conservatorship, remove her father, Jamie Spears, as the conservator of her person, and permanently replace him with Jodi Montgomery.
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Britney Spears' attorney files petition to remove her father from overseeing her medical decisions

Britney Spears' attorney is requesting the judge overseeing her court ordered conservatorship, remove her father, Jamie Spears, as the conservator of her person, and permanently replace him with Jodi Montgomery.
Tags: Cnn, Britney Spears, Jamie Spears


Coronavirus live news: AstraZeneca publishes full vaccine trial results; US cases pass 30m

New Covid variant detected in India; Dr Fauci concerned about miscommunication around AstraZeneca vaccine efficacy; weekly cases rising in US as total passes 30m AstraZeneca plant inspected by Italian police at EU requestDelhi reportedly halts AstraZeneca vaccine exports as cases soarFrance may go on UK travel red list, Boris Johnson confirmsAngela Merkel apologises as she reverses German Easter lockdownSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.29am GMT More now on the extra data provided by AstraZ...
Tags: UK, India, US, Eu, World news, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Fauci, Boris Johnson confirmsAngela Merkel, La Trobe University in Australia Hassan Vally, European Medical Authority


Pentagon agrees to house migrant kids at bases

The Pentagon on Wednesday approved a request from the Department of Health and Human Services to temporarily house unaccompanied migrant children at two Texas military bases.
Tags: Texas, News, Stories, Pentagon, Department of Health and Human Services



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